The OSUSC Podcast – Episode #40

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Welcome to the Optima Search For the Ultimate Street Car Series Podcast! This show is produced twice-per-month show and will be a great way to keep people informed on everything going on, from rules discussions, to event coverage, and to feature interviews with competitors and people of interest!

The show is hosted by myself (Rob Kibbe) and Race Director Jimi Day. Our goal is to bring you all of the latest and greatest information possible…plus have plenty of fun along with way. Feel free to e-mail us with feedback and questions, and we’ll work as many of them can into the show!

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Rob Kibbe


Jimi Day


Welcome Ron Sutton!

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A HUGE THANKS to Ron Sutton Race Technology for coming on board as our very first sponsor! We’re proud to announce that Ron is back for 2016 with an entirely new workshop tour planned as well.

Stay tuned to future shows for details and Visit to get more information on Ron’s incredible service lineup!

REMINDER: Ron’s NEXT 2016 Seminar will be held Wednesday Nov 2 at SEMA!
Phone/Text: (916) 834-8051


Welcome Forgeline!

forgeline-keating-large_image-630We are incredibly proud to announce that Forgeline Motorsports has joined us on the OSUSC Podcast show for 2016! Forgeline has been a staple among OSUSC competitors, and their incredible wheels are as well engineered (and race tested) as they are beautiful.

Stay tuned to future shows to hear more from Forgline, and be sure to visit their website and give them a call for all of your competition wheel needs!
Phone: (800) 886-0093


Speed and taillight! Todd Rumpke's 'Vette demonstrates what OUSCI is all about.

Speed and taillight! Todd Rumpke’s ‘Vette demonstrates what OUSCI is all about.

SEMA Week Awesomeness and OUSCI Preview!

SEMA 2016 is now here…and is OUSCI 2016! In this show we took a moment to highlight everything that both competitors and fans should be aware of for the next several days of Las Vegas fun. It took the entire year to get here…so lets enjoy it to the fullest! Below are all items discussed in the show. After SEMA we’ll have a full recap of OUSCI 2016!

1.Chad and Daphne Reynolds – GoFundeMe Page

2. Full field run down by car and driver:
-Click on “Experience”
-In the Dropdown menu select “Invitational”

3. 10 SEMA Golden Tickets still available to get your car into the big dance!
-How do you qualify?
-How are cars selected?
-Can you campaign your car for attention?

4. OPTIMA Alley Activities
-OPTIMA Alley: All cars load in 10:30 Monday Night (staged first in “Platinum Lot”)
-All D&E Judging done at SEMA in OPTIMA Alley
-All Tech done at SEMA in OPTIMA Alley

5. Thursday Gigantic Press Conference
-2017 Season Format Changes Coming
-2017 Schedule
-2016 Season: OSUSC 2016 Class and Champion Season Awards
-2016 OUSCI Golden Ticket Winners!

6. OUSCI Weekend Schedule
-All OUSCI Cars Lead the Friday at 4PM SEMA Parade (Option to SEMA Ignited at Gold Lot or direct to LVMS)
-Spectators Allowed in Saturday at 8AM
-Kick off 10AM Sat Morning
-Saturday: Side by Side DSE Autocross, Powerstop Brakes Speed Stop Challenge on the Bullring, LucasOilRacing.TV Road Rally Saturday Night (Shelby American)
-Sunday: Falken Tire Road Course Challenge

7. Results will be immediately available after the event via (5PM Las Vegas Time on Sunday Nov 6)